a program to build the Shared MIME-Info database cache
update-mime-database -h | -v | [ -V | -n ] MIME-DIR
update-mime-database is a program which is responsible for updating the shared mime-info cache according to the system described in the http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/shared-mime-info-spec Shared MIME-Info Database specification from the X Desktop Group.
-h Print out a command summary.
-v Print out the version information.
-V Be verbose.
-n Only update if MIME-DIR /packages/or a file in that directory is newer than MIME-DIR /version.This is useful for package pre- and post-installation scripts.
MIME-DIR This is the directory for which update-mime-database should rebuild the cache. Mandatory if none of the options is provided.
Copyright (C) 2002 Thomas Leonard.
You may redistribute copies of update-mime-database under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Filip Van Raemdonck (email@example.com) wrote this manpage for the Debian GNU/Linux project, but it may be used by others.